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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·prave /dɪˈprev/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·prave v. t. [imp. & p. p. Depraved p. pr. & vb. n. Depraving.]
 1. To speak ill of; to depreciate; to malign; to revile. [Obs.]
 And thou knowest, conscience, I came not to chide
 Nor deprave thy person with a proud heart.   --Piers Plowman.
 2. To make bad or worse; to vitiate; to corrupt.
    Whose pride depraves each other better part.   --Spenser.
 Syn: -- To corrupt; vitiate; contaminate; pollute.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch
          the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was
          accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors
          subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals" [syn: corrupt,
           pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch,
           debase, profane, vitiate, misdirect]